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Immigrants’ Rights advocates disappointed by advancement of anti-immigrant proposal, vow to continue organizing

  4/5/18 – The Republican-controlled legislature has advanced a bill that threatens public safety by encouraging cooperation between local Iowa law enforcement and the federal agency, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). The bill, SF481, nowContinue reading…

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State Rep. Tony McCombie to Host Free Immigration Seminar in Moline

  SPRINGFIELD – State Representative Tony McCombie (IL-71st) will partner with the New Americans Initiative and the Illinois Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee Rights (ICIRR) to host an immigration seminar on becoming a US CitizenContinue reading…

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LULAC IOWA demands immediate investigation into Human Trafficking ties to Iowa

Bettendorf, IA, July 24, 2017 – As the death toll climbs to 10 in the human trafficking tragedy in San Antonio, the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) of Iowa calls for answers. FactsContinue reading…

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Gov. Reynolds, Gov. Rauner break ground on I-74 bridge reconstruction project

Gov. Kim Reynolds and Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner broke ground Monday June 26 launching a three-and-a-half year construction project to build a new Interstate 74 Mississippi River Bridge. The project will improve safety and travelContinue reading…

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Ostergren waged cruel campaign against a woman without options

Quad-City Times editorial board Martha Martinez has been twice victimized, the latter occasion by Muscatine County Attorney Alan Ostergren. Martinez is a “dreamer” brought into the country as a child and, by upbringing, an American. ButContinue reading…

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The Iowa Commission of Latino Affairs has established the Iowa Latino Hall of Fame

Iowa Latino Hall of Fame Many outstanding Latinos/as helped shape Iowa and many strong Latino leaders continue to contribute their talents and skills to improve the quality of life in this state. To recognize andContinue reading…

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Marlu’s Xingonas of the Month: The Ladies of the Latina Leadership Initiative of Greater Des Moines

This month, we celebrate a group of women that are the definition of Xingonas: the ladies of the Latina Leadership Initiative, LLI. The group of women recently celebrated their graduation from the 9-month program, withContinue reading…